Mental Capacity Bill — Clause 4 — Best interests — 14 Dec 2004 at 17:30

Dai Havard MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney voted with the majority (No).

Amendment made: No. 4, in page 2, line 35, leave out

'circumstances appearing to him to be relevant'

and insert 'relevant circumstances'.-[Mr. Jim Murphy.]

Amendment proposed: No. 1, in page 2, line 41, at end insert-

'(3A) Where the determination concerns or affects the person's personal welfare, he must consider the person's life and health as basic to that welfare.'.-[Mr. Duncan Smith.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:-

The House divided: Ayes 174, Noes 326.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con2 107 (+2 tell)068.1%
DUP0 5071.4%
Independent0 20100.0%
Lab319 (+2 tell) 14082.3%
LDem5 42085.5%
PC0 2050.0%
UUP0 2040.0%
Total:326 174078.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)no
John BattleLeeds WestLab (minister)aye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLab (minister)aye
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)aye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)aye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)aye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)aye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLab (minister)aye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLab (minister)aye
Kerry PollardSt AlbansLab (minister)aye
Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab (minister)aye
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLab (minister)aye
John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)no
Patsy CaltonCheadleLDem (front bench)no
Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDem (front bench)no
David LawsYeovilLDem (front bench)no
Jenny TongeRichmond ParkLDemno

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